Section A: Mt Gravatt–Capalaba Road upgrade (Broadwater Road to Gardner Road)
Upgrading the interchange of the Gateway Motorway and Mount Gravatt–Capalaba Road will improve safety and access to and from the Gateway Motorway and benefit over 35,000 motorists who use Mount Gravatt–Capalaba Road daily.
The upgrade will also improve connectivity and safety for pedestrians and cyclists.
McIlwain Civil contractors will undertake the construction of this project, with works to begin by April 2014.
Early works including utility service relocations are continuing, while site establishment works will commence in early April 2014.
The project is expected to be completed by late 2015, weather and construction conditions permitting.
Section B: Gateway Motorway southbound on-ramp to the Pacific Motorway
The Gateway Motorway southbound on-ramp to the Pacific Motorway is among Queensland’s busiest on-ramps with an average of 30,000 vehicle movements per day.
Extending and upgrading the on-ramp alignment has improved safety and reliability for motorists allowing more distance and time to merge with through traffic.
South East Busway extension
The busway is being extended from the Eight Mile Plains busway station to School Road and includes provision for future extensions towards Springwood.
The extension of the busway will allow buses travelling through Rochedale and Rochedale South to directly access the busway network.
Construction for this project commenced in late 2012 and is expected to be complete by mid-2014.
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Section B: Construction completed
The Department of Transport and Main Roads has appointed Abigroup Contractors to complete the upgrade of the Gateway Motorway southbound on-ramp to the Pacific Motorway and the extension of the South East Busway.
Construction began in late 2012 and was completed in March 2014.
Section A: Construction to begin
The upgrade of the interchange of the Gateway Motorway and Mt Gravatt–Capalaba Road between Broadwater Road and Gardner Road has been awarded to McIlwain Civil in February 2014. Construction will begin in early April 2014